weiner schnitzel

Austria, Experiences

How to Experience Wiener Schnitzel

14 Comments 24 May 2012

Did you ever have a meal you didn’t want to end? I find myself cutting my schnitzel in smaller and smaller pieces, chewing slower, savoring every bite. It isn’t just the food I am trying to slow down – it is the atmosphere. After all, it is as if time stood still in Cafe Pruckel. [...]

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Austria, Inside My Head

Composing In Vienna

1 Comment 22 May 2012

It hits me like a bolt. In this city that has created so many works of art and melodies, why don’t I stop fighting it and do what I desperately want to do – create. I’ve been running all over Vienna trying to see friends and accomplish the ‘must-do’s cliché experiences. But at this moment [...]

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Austria, Photo Documentaries

Schoenbrunn Palace Vienna

12 Comments 18 May 2012

Schoenbrunn Palace and Gardens in Vienna, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the most popular tourist attraction in the city.  Easy to access, you are able to take the subway directly to Schoenbrunn and once you step out of the subway, the palace is hard to miss.  In the world of the Habsburgs monarchy, size [...]

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Austria, Featured

Waltzing in Vienna

6 Comments 17 May 2012

I sat in the waiting room fidgeting, trying to smooth out my sweater, making sure I sat up straight, and looked as lady-like as possible in my skinny jeans and worn out travel shoes. The young kids working at the reception wore suits and dresses and they politely offered me a seat. I had tried [...]

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coffee with milk

Austria, Featured

Culture in a Cup

6 Comments 15 May 2012

I’m never drawn to the proper side of life, I prefer the messy – yet something was drawing me into the sophisticated side of Vienna. The aroma of coffee and music of Mozart being played on the piano in the background must have put a spell on me. Or maybe it was the dour faced [...]

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Austria, Photo Documentaries

Vienna Opera House in Photos

6 Comments 11 May 2012

Some people drink a Diet Coke a day, or have a daily piece of chocolate, or a daily route they take to work – daily routines can be a good thing.  Even the Vienna State Opera House has a routine – they put on a production every day – yes, every day.  It’s like a [...]

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Austria, Tips, Travel Advice

Vienna Travel Tips

15 Comments 10 May 2012

I had never really considered Vienna before, however upon reading an article by Andrew McCarthy in National Geographic last fall, it came onto my radar. He wrote, “I have arrived in Vienna with a simple plan: to live as local a life as possible. Instead of discovering this famously imperial city from the comforts and [...]

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Austria, Featured

Deciphering a New Culture – Vienna

6 Comments 08 May 2012

  It wasn’t until I got off the train in Vienna that I had realized just how long I had been in Italy. I disembarked the train and followed the breadcrumb trail of “i” signs making my way to an information booth to figure out how to get to Landstraße (District 3). The apartment owner, [...]

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Sherry traveling the world

I'm Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences and photography. But it's not just about travel, it's also about life experiences of a middle age wanderer.
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